Equity Informed Basic Mediation Training (October 2022)

*Meets the Basic Mediation Curriculum Standard per the admin rules of the OOCDR.
*Mediation Certification will be received upon completion of training.

Workshop Cost – $1200 (Scholarships Available)

Designed for people committed to solving conflict in their workplace, org, and community, we provide the basic skills to become a facilitated mediator and emphasize the interest-based approach.

Unlike other trainings, we apply an equity analysis and center racial justice.

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

WORKSHOP REQ.

FRI, OCT 14
SAT, OCT 15
SUN, OCT 16
SAT, OCT 22
SUN, OCT 23

9am-5pm w/ breaks
9am-5pm w/ breaks
9am-5pm w/ breaks
9am-5pm w/ breaks
9am-5pm w/ breaks

Remote via Zoom
Computer w/cam
Phone w/cam
Stable Wifi or…
Stable Data

WHAT IS EQUITY-INFORMED MEDIATION?

POTENTIAL ACQUIRED SKILLS BY END OF TRAINING

A compassionate and structured process to explore community, family, and org conflicts where mediators apply an equity framework to offer support to all parties.

Because conflict is part of larger social and institutional influences, mediators approach it ready to engage in discussions of race and social justice.

Facilitate a multi-stage
mediation process

Utilize empathy and other
active listening skills

Analyze and respond to racial and
other power / oppression dynamics

Intervene against racial microaggressions

Accessibility Needs

We currently offer AI (artificial intelligence) services – Rev for captions and Otter for live transcription.

Please contact info@resolutionsnorthwest.org if you have any questions or requests about accessibility needs.

REGISTRATION OPTIONS

Regular Fee
$1200 with varying payment plan options available.

Scholarship (Deadline OCT 22)
We offer two free slots to support those working with PDX underserved groups.

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YOUR MEDIATORS

Sunsong (they/them)

Sunsong is a transplant to Portland: Born in Ohio & raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. After attending Oberlin College in 1995, they moved to Portland where they performed for Imago Theater & worked in social services with developmentally disabled adults. As a queer, polyamorous, mixed race, intersexed person, they bring both lived experience as well as experience from a background working with Target communities to their work, especially in their recent time as an advocate & case manager for houseless youth. They have co-led trainings on racial & social justice. Before being hired on full time, they worked as a contractor doing mediations at Resolutions Northwest. They were a past equity informed mediation cohort member & have a dedication to building bridges across communities.

Marita (they/them)

Marita is a Seattle-raised queer Filipinx femme who centers equity, laughter & kindness in their work & life. They have worked primarily in non-profit social service organizations for the past 16 years, with a three year stint as an esthetician & makeup artist. They have experienced & witnessed the restorative power of connection, forgiveness, & moving through discomfort to heal harms, & they are energized by helping others in these ways. Marita lives with their cat, Maple, & finds joy on the tennis court & in bodies of water.

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